Security Analyst – SOC background req. York

May 10, 2018
York, United Kingdom
Job Type
35,000 + Benefits


REF 689

Security Analyst is required for a services driven tech business who are growing at an exponential rate. If you want to work with an organisation on some of the largest IT Services contracts in the market and have the genuine ability to cross train on new technologies at the same time gaining vendor direct training and certification then please read the below role. The role is to act as a Security Analyst using SIEM products / tools and is an ideal position for someone wanting to step into a consultancy position and gain valuable security qualifications. The Security analyst acts as a security event analyst, analysing, investigating and responding to security events, alarms and escalations through the monitoring the SIEM system, and carrying out remedial activities.

" Monitor SIEM tool for security alerts, carrying out investigations and proposing remedial actions

" Tuning of SIEM security rulesets

" Perform vulnerability scans and use compliance tools to identify vulnerabilities in system configuration

" Actively monitor security tools including anti-malware, mail filter, web filter, IDS/IPS, and firewalls

" Completion of regular security reports

" Monitor the threat landscape in order to identify and report on potential issues

" Maintain qualifications in relevant vendor accreditations

Skills / Experience Required:

" Minimum of 2 years in a similar role ideally someone working in a SOC who wants to progress

" SIEM administration and configuration experience

" Strong security management and analytics background

" Experience of security tool configuration e.g. IDS/IPS, firewalls

" Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Desirable Knowledge/Qualifications

" IBM QRadar, LogRhythm and/or Splunk, or other SIEM

" Linux, Mac, Windows admin skills

" Programming skills

" Certified Ethical Hacker


" IT Security products

" MSc Computer Science

" Any vendor qualifications would be advantageous

Benefits of the role include:

Vendor Training

Cross training to new platforms

Vendor Certification

On-Line courses all paid for

Enterprise client contracts (16k user base supported)

24 Days Holidays

Free Parking

Growing Business means potential for career advancement

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